Sermons from January 2019

Sermons from January 2019

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How Is God’s Love Manifest In You? Epiphany 3

Epiphany 3: January 27, 2019 Year C, Epiphany 3:  Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19; I Corinthians 12:12-31a; John 4:14-21 CLICK HERE to listen to this sermon. Today’s gospel from Luke presents us with Jesus’ first act of public ministry. In our gospel text we hear that reports about him have likely been spreading through the population[1], probably the result of his healing miracles and his synagogue teaching. When Jesus comes to the synagogue in his hometown of Nazareth, he…
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The Table Is Always Set For All: Epiphany 2

Epiphany 2: January 20, 2019 Year C, Epiphany 2:  Isaiah 62:1-65; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 CLICK HERE to listen to this sermon. I find today’s Gospel passage to be very interesting. Like most mothers I know Mary is concerned because the wedding guests are about to run out of food, or in this case, wine. Mary starts out as the real hero, telling Jesus do to something for these folks who are in serious trouble. One ancient legend…
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Rejoice, The Light Has Come Into The World: Feast of the Epiphany

Feast of the EPIPHANY,   january 6, 2019 Year C, Feast of the Epiphany:  Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12 CLICK HERE to listen to this sermon. I was reading the Philadelphia Inquirer yesterday and the yearly article about Three Kings Day appeared. Especially for many people from Spanish and Eastern European traditions, the Christmas season lasts until today, January 6th, the 12th day of Christmas. It is known as Three Kings’ Day. I recall as a child that…